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the attack on the u.s. emery in libya and promises justice for the four americans -- four americans killed, including the ambassador who grew up in the east bay. >>> ambassador stevens and three others were killed when a mob attacked the united states consulate in benghazi. stevens was raised in piedmont. >>> ambassador stevens' body and those of the other victims will be on their way to a u.s. military base in germany before heading home. a marine anti-terrorist team is on the ground providing security. the ambassador is again many that means here and in washington there's mourning. >> as an lamb an -- as-salaam alaikum. my name is chris stevens. >> the piedmont native spent most of his diplomatic career in the arab world with two tours in libya before he was appointed in may. five months after getting the job his life came to a violent and chaotic end when protesters stormed the embassy in benghazi. >> we condemn in the strongest terms, this senseless act of violence. we send our prayers to the families, friends and colleagues of those we've lost. >> three other americans died in the att
of americans killed in benghazi libya. we will air a special report when that return ceremony likely within the next half-hour. i'm eric negotiation for cheryl jennings. >> kristen: i'm kristen sze. u.s. ambassador to libya was from the bay area. chris stevens got his law degree at u.c. hastings in san francisco. katie marzullo joins us with the latest anti-u.s. demonstrations erupting. >> we're getting word of two deaths outside the embassy in tunisia. a cloud of smoke has been seen around the embassy there. thousands are throwing rocks at police and police are feirlg tear gas at protestors. also in lebanon, at least one person is dead. security officials say a crowd set fire to a kfc and arby's restaurant. they clashed with police who opened fire killing one person. a u.s. four say a response team has arrived in yemen as security forces were firing live rounds and tear gas into the crowd of about 2,000 protestors who were trying to march to the u.s. embassy. yesterday, hundreds of protestors stormed the embassy compound and burned the american flag. in cairo, egypt, fourth day of the row
americans in libya. i'm larry beil in for dan ashley tonight. tensions running high across the middle east as protesters continue to clash with police/video just in from cairo, ediplomat near the u.s. embassy. the u.s. is sending two warships in to libya in response to the attacks that killed a bay area u.s. diplomat along with three others. among the dead, ambassador christopher stevens. he went to high school and college in the bay area and was appointed to that post in libya within the last few months. heather ishimaru with a look at steven's life. >> my name is chris stevens and i'm the new u.s. ambassador to libya. >> reporter: chris stevens made this video to introduce himself to the people of libya. friends and family described him as a natural diplomat. a dream ambassador, knowledgeable, experienced and quietly unpreten showers. >> the world needs more of these guys not fewer and i think it is why he was so good at his job because he was always trying to find ways to find common ground between people. >> this was something completely unexpected considering how well liked the a.m. w
? >>> the body of the four americans who died in benghazi, libya, are back on american soil. ambassador chris stevens from peaked moneyed -- from piedmont was among them. a military procession escorted their coffins to ceremonies at joint base andrews in maryland. president obama called the 52-year-old stevens everything america could want as an ambassador. secretary of state clinton knew him personally. >> during the revolution in libya he risked his life to help protect the libyan people from a tyrant. and he gave his life helping them build a better country. >> after tad's ceremonies the bodies were sent to a military mortuary in delaware. plans for christopher steven's funeral are pending. >>> anti-american protests are spreading across the globe. demonstrations are on going in 30 countries right now. at least four people have been killed in the chaos. u.s. troops are on their way to secure embassies in sudan, yemen and libya. at the center of these protests, the independent on-line movie made here that insults islam and ridicules the prophet, mohamed. but should youtube pull them from th
volunteer died from complication of the west nile virus. >> violence in libya and new information from officials about how 4 americans lost their lives this week during that attack. >> bart spends 1 million dloors clean up a big mess at some of the station. >> the company that found out the hard way what happens when saz.e >> there is new information tonight about the 4 americans who died in libya. u.s. ambassador chris stevens, shawn smith and former navy seal glenn doherty all killed. another former seal tyrone woods was the fourth person who died. >> lybian official says there were 2 attack. first by a group that set the consulate on fire then a second attack on convoy carrying stevens, doherty an woods to safety. lybian government says it's already made some arrests. >> thinks what is left of the u.s. consulate, charred, ransacked, abandoned after the u.s. ambassador and 3 others were killed here. today the lybian government announced it hazard several of the militant it believes were responsible for tuesday late night assault. >> this is first time ambassador lost in more tha
americans killed last week when the consulate in libya was attacked. lillian is here with what students fact you will l think to say about the ambassador tonight. hi praise indeed. >>reporter: ambassador attended haze ntion the 80's and made a lasting impression. as for the current crop of students he made an impression on them too. >> ambassador serves as shining example to all of us. >>reporter: none of the students knew ambassador christopher stevens. he graduated from uc hastings college of law in 1989. but the young men and women felt compelled to take part in a candle light vigil in his honor. >> he sat in the same classroo classroom. maybe he has the same professors and we are connected to this person. he was a great person. grit person to be connected to. >>reporter: ambassador stevens died last we can after an attack on the u.s. consulate in libya. part of wave of unrest over an apartment islam film. witness accounts new video now indicate the ambassador was still breathing when a crowd of libya walk through the compound after the assault. carried him to a car that
and what we learn tonight about this week attack in libya. >> also protecting your medical privacy. the investigation that's uncovered thousands of medical records for sale. >> i'm in the accu-weather forecast center. hoping for a warm weekend you came to the right place. i have all the details in my accu-weather forecast coming up. >>> and the record breaking dog. it's a pretty remarkable great dane. let you know how great dane. let you know how much he eats every week. stay >> developing news in egypt right now. just after 6 in the morning and protestors have been clashing with police near the embassy there. the protest are centered over the object line independent film that portrays islam in a negative light and makes fun of mohammad. you can see a lot of police activity here. moments ago we saw one protestor being dragged by police so theory responding quite fiercely to the protest. we continue to monitor the situation. we have mr. for you coming up at 9:30. >> there is a federal law that is supposed to protect your medical records but we found a way to look at th
.s. ambassador to libya and bay area native, chris stevens. i'm kristen sze. >>> and i'm cheryl jennings. >> he called attacks that killed the ambassador and three others assault on the ideals on which the u.s. was founded and issued a strong warning to iran. >> reporter: the backdrop for the president's address to the united nations this morning was a flexing of military muscle in the persian gulf. -- gulf the president paid tribute to the four americans killed during the attacks in libya. >> the president: we must reaffirm our future will be determined by people like chris stevens not by his killers. today we must declare this violence and intolerance has no place among our united nations. >> reporter: the remarks at the u.n. this morning sent an unmistakeable message. >> the president: make no mistake a nuclear armed iran is not a challenge that can be contained. it would threaten the elimination of israel and the stability of the global economy. >> reporter: israel has threatened a airstrike against iran if the country does not halt its nuclear ambitions. iran says any military aggression b
for the white house. consulate attack in libya. could the death of ambassador stevens and 3 others have been prevented? >> then soccer player picks up something off the field. throw is off to the side and then is off to the side and then boom. what >> there are new questions tonight about the attack in libya that cost the lives of 4 americans including ambassador chris stevens. president and secretary of state hillary clinton are being asked whether this tragedy was the work of an angry mob or a methodically engineered terrorist attack. jonathan karl has more. >>reporter: it was the very first question for president obama at for number miami today. why wasn't there more security at the u.s. consulate in libya? he didn't directly answer. >> when the initial events happened in cairo and all across the region we worked with secretary clinton to redouble our security. our goal now is not only to make sure that our embassy and diplomat are safe but also to make sure we bring those who carried out these events to justice. >>reporter: white house today for the first time called the assault o
homecoming today for those 4 americans killed in libya. shawn smith. glen doherty. tyrone woods and u.s. ambassador chris stevens. casket met by grieving family along with president obama and secretary of state hillary clinton. more tonight from martha. >> if up late at tonight you you have undoubtedly seen one of these. >> super snack. >> we apologize we will try to get that piece by martha in for you in just a moment. >> president obama today called the leaders of will i objectia, egypt and yemen asking them to ensure the country security in police to protect americans. he notified congress he was sending combat equip marines to protect american interest. situation is still unstable there. we are on the ground in cairo. >> in cairo today the u.s. embassy under siege. running battle between protestor hurling rock and security force firing back tear gas an water canon. using a create wall to defend the embassy. what is it you want. >> promise from american government that will not happen next year or any other year any more. all government stop disrespecting muslims. stop disr
.south sacramento, abc 7 news. >>> more to bring you this thursday night. coming up. terror link in the libya attac attack. first secretary of hillary clinton. now another top administration official suggests an al qaeda link to the embassy attack that killed bay area 98th chris stevens. >> mean whale man would made the anti-muslim film connected to the attack is arrested. l federal judge has decided what. >> get ready to bring out the shorts and t-shirts. we have some hot autumn weather coming our way. details coming up. >> formation. offense 6 men on the line. >> and they are back. the unprecedented reaction to the return of the of real nfl refs. [ laughter ] [ girl ] wow. you guys have it easy. i wish i had u-verse when i was your age. in my day, we didn't have these fancy wireless receivers. blah, blah, blah. if i had a sleepover, i couldn't just move the tv into the playroom. no, we had to watch movies in the den because that's where the tv outlet was. and if dad was snoring on the couch, we muscled through it. is she for real? your generation has it made. [ male announcer ] the wireles
garcia asked for an injunction against google the search engine has blocked users in libya, egypt and saudi arabia from viewing that film. yesterday garcia sued the film maker for fraud and slander saying she was unaware of the film's anti-muslim content. the judge refused because the filmmaker was not served a copy. >>> chris stevens was worried about his safety in that country. cnn reports he told friends his name was on an al-qaeda hit list. intelligence officials admitting it is unlikely stevens was killed by random protesters. stevens graduated from uc berkeley and uc hastings law. >>> good news for california job seeks, rates of unemployment expected to improve slowly over the next two years. according to economic forecast, the current state unemployment rate is to remain around 10.7% for the rest of this year. expected to improve to an average of 9.8% next year. by 2014 the state unemployment rate should drop to 8.5%. >>> nation's hispanic voters are the focus of the presidential race with both candidates campaigning in florida today. president obama will take part in a for
but is doing a more comprehensive study rate now. >>> militia compound in libya stormed by protestors who want the government to clamp down on militant. that compound belonged to one of libya strongest armed extremist grou group. militant inside were chased off. the protest started calmly in bengazi with 10,000 people marching. they blame the militia for sparking violent protest last week which killed u.s. ambassador chris stevens. >>> nationally declared day of love peacefully honor the professor pet mohammad turned deadly in pack establish. 19 people killed and anti-american protest like this one near the u.s. embassy and it's over the american made movie. police used tear gas and into the air to which numbered in the thousands. 5 people died in this province. >>> on the day endeavor comes to california the state puts a new priority on space exploration. that story is ahead. plus emmy award this weekend host jimmy ken what was grandma's cold remedy? hi, primo! asopao! right, asopao! there you go cuz, so you can sweat it out! oh, and music... ( all ) music? ... heals the soul. the
-called bump in the road. but instead insinuated the president has not done enough. >> ambassador to libya was says 98 ed in a terrorist attack. iran is moving toward nuclear weapons capability. we somehow feel we are at the mercy of events rather than shaping events. >>reporter: but at usf middle east political expert says the television coverage of the riot and protest in the middle east make the unrest appear larger than it actually is. >> you have to remember that the actual protest by islamic extremist was relatively small. at least the violent ones. >>reporter: professor says most part the demonstration a few hundred people. maybe a few thousand but compared to the hundreds of thousands that is turn out to over-throw leaders in egypt, libya, in tunisia a these relatively small numbers he says are reason for optimism. in the newsroom, mark matthews abc 7 news. >> it ace green light tonight from the santa clara couldn't board of commissioners for islamic community center in san martin. plan for the cordoba center approved by the planning commission last thursday. project covers 1
attacked a u.s. consulate in benghazi, libya. these pictures just came in to our newsroom. armed man can be seen waving his rifle at buildings and cars engulfed in flames. they were set on fire inside the u.s. consulate compound in bengazi. here's another image of the consulate on fire. militant protest ago film that offends islam. smoke flames seen billowing out of the building. secretary of state hillary clinton is condemning this attack. >> protestors breached the u.s. embassy cairo today. they climbed the walls. pulled down an american flag and destroyed it. militant replaced it with a black flag bearing islamic klairtion of faith. this is the first time the cairo embassy compromised and more now from alex. >>reporter: hundreds of angry demonstrators descended tonight on the american embassy in cairo. some manage to scale the embassy high wall pulling down an american flag and ripping it to shreds. others wave the black flag that lack like those of al qaeda. one man scaled a flag pole while others lit flares. the protestors are furious about a movie which appears to ha
was attacked in benghazi libya. ambassador stevens graduated from san francisco school of law. students held a vigil in his memory. >> doesn't matter whether we were burn when he attended hastings. he knows everything about it. he talked the same corridor. sat in the same classroom. may that he had the same professors and we are connected to this person. he was a great person. great person to be connected to. >>reporter: u.s. government believes stevens died of smoke inhalation from the fires set on the compound. lybian say he was found alive. u.s. is still investigating act exactly what happened. they say extremist turned anti-film protest into an assault. al qaeda has said it was a revenge attack. >>> p.m. and the video sparked another massive rally in lebanon. leader of hezbollah is asking world government to block access to web sites showing the film. he disnot appear in public fear of assassinated and rally held in other nations as well. where did the outrage begin. you tube video virtually unknown. both here and abroad until newscast terse in the middle east spread the
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